Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

1 Samuel 25:1


Samuel died, and all Israel assembled and mourned him. They buried him at his home in Ramah. Then David left and went down to the desert of Paran. 1 


Ge 14:6; Ge 21:21; Ge 50:11; Nu 10:12; Nu 12:16; Nu 13:3,26; Nu 20:29; De 34:8; 1Sa 7:17; 1Sa 28:3; 1Ki 2:34; 2Ch 33:20; Ps 120:5; Isa 14:18; Ac 8:2

NET © Notes

tc The LXX reads “Maon” here instead of “Paran,” perhaps because the following account of Nabal is said to be in Maon (v. 2). This reading is followed by a number of English versions (e.g., NAB, NIV, NCV, NLT). The MT, however, reads “Paran,” a location which would parallel this portion of David’s life with that of the nation Israel which also spent time in Paran (Num 10:12). Also, the desert of Paran was on the southern border of Judah’s territory and would be the most isolated location for hiding from Saul.

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